Suriname Unemployment Rate 1991-2022

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2021 was 10.07%, a 0.29% increase from 2020.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2020 was 9.78%, a 1.74% increase from 2019.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2019 was 8.04%, a 0.11% increase from 2018.
  • Suriname unemployment rate for 2018 was 7.93%, a 0.02% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Unemployment Rate (%)
South Africa 33.56%
Botswana 24.72%
Gabon 22.27%
Namibia 21.68%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 21.62%
Armenia 20.90%
Libya 19.58%
Jordan 19.25%
Montenegro 18.49%
Costa Rica 17.95%
St. Lucia 16.91%
Guyana 16.43%
North Macedonia 16.20%
Bosnia 15.22%
Lebanon 14.49%
Brazil 14.40%
Colombia 14.34%
Iraq 14.19%
Turkey 13.39%
Algeria 12.70%
Albania 11.82%
Serbia 11.81%
Iran 11.46%
Suriname 10.07%
Samoa 9.84%
Equatorial Guinea 9.25%
Jamaica 9.18%
Dominican Republic 8.50%
Belize 8.22%
Mauritius 7.41%
Paraguay 7.21%
Azerbaijan 6.58%
Ecuador 6.43%
Venezuela 6.41%
Maldives 6.08%
Bulgaria 5.42%
Fiji 5.24%
Romania 5.17%
Turkmenistan 5.08%
Russia 5.01%
Kazakhstan 4.90%
Peru 4.83%
China 4.82%
Belarus 4.74%
Malaysia 4.61%
Mexico 4.38%
Tonga 3.97%
Guatemala 3.57%
Cuba 2.76%
Thailand 1.42%
Suriname Unemployment Rate - Historical Data
Year Unemployment Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 10.07% 0.29%
2020 9.78% 1.74%
2019 8.04% 0.11%
2018 7.93% 0.02%
2017 7.90% -0.02%
2016 7.92% 0.70%
2015 7.22% 0.28%
2014 6.94% 0.34%
2013 6.60% -1.50%
2012 8.10% 0.56%
2011 7.54% 0.39%
2010 7.15% -1.57%
2009 8.72% -0.15%
2008 8.88% -0.16%
2007 9.03% -0.16%
2006 9.19% -0.19%
2005 9.38% -0.11%
2004 9.49% -0.82%
2003 10.31% -0.85%
2002 11.15% -0.76%
2001 11.91% -0.83%
2000 12.74% -0.86%
1999 13.60% 2.97%
1998 10.63% 0.07%
1997 10.56% -0.32%
1996 10.88% 2.49%
1995 8.39% -4.31%
1994 12.70% -2.94%
1993 15.64% -1.64%
1992 17.28% 0.21%
1991 17.07% 0.21%